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Thursday, October 7, 2010
Welcome to Our Daily Bread designs’ October Release Blog Hop! We have some awesome sets to share with you today!! Woo hoo!!

If you got here from Connie's Blog, you are in the right place! If not you might want to go to the Our Daily Bread designs blog and start from there so you don’t miss anyone! You will want to hop and comment on each of the designers blogs for a chance to win!! 

There will be three extraordinary prizes this month: Two Prizes of one free set, and ONE GRAND PRIZE of the entire OCTOBER BUNDLE!!! So be sure to complete the hop, and return to the ODBD Blog to leave a comment, telling us you:
1. Completed the hop
2. Left comments for each designer (mention names of any you can’t leave one for)
3. Answer the question posted there
The Hop will run Oct. 1 from 8am Eastern and end 8pm Eastern Oct. 2. The winners will be randomly selected from the commenters that complete the hop and answer the question on the ODBD Blog. Winners will be announced on the ODBD Blog on Oct 3.


Here is my creation:

For my card I used the Missing You stamp set released today and the  Memory box Enchanted paper pack.  I colored my image with copics and sponged my sky.  The background paper is embossed and the edges are sewn.  The ribbon is silk lavender ribbon from May Arts.  The frame around the image is the Fleur de Lis Die from Spellbinders.  The punched border on the bottom is Martha Stewart Double Loops.


Card recipe:
 stamps:  ODBD Missing You
paper:  Memory box Enchanted
accessories:  silk lavender ribbon from May Arts, Fleur de Lis Die from Spellbinders, Martha Stewart Double Loops punch

challenges:
Crafty sentiments- use a border punch
Scrap, Stamp and Doodle- stitching
Incy Wincy- Anything goes Stamp it Crazy- Free for all
The Shabby Tea Room- pearls and pastels
Practical Scrappers
- stamps 
Wild Orchid- Ribbons and bows
Creative Card Crew- Bloomin Marvelous
Stamp Insanity-embossing 
AI Factory- Buttons and bows
Sew many challenges- Anything goes
Secret crafter- purple and silver

Thanks for stopping by today and for your comments!!  The next stop on the hop is my sweet and talented dt sister Kathy. So hop on over to Kathy’s blog!


Have a blessed day!

188 comments:

Ujjwal said...

Lovely colors!! Lilac is one of my favorites!!

Susan M said...

Beautiful really like the fleur de lys frame!

Marjon said...

Beautiful card,love the fleur de lis,loks great on this card.

Grtzz Marjon

Grace said...

Simply gorgeous Chris! Love how you colored the image and the great layout framing it!!! Sooo pretty!!! Love the texture on the bg! Hope you had a happy bd my friend!

chris said...

Hi Chris, had my eye on this stamp for a while so love what you have done with it. its truly perfect. hugs chris xx

Wendy said...

Just beautiful Chris!!! The colors are soo soft and I love the Spellbinder Die!! Thanks for sharing today!! I hope you have a wonderful day!!

Marley said...

Beautiful! I love the spellbinder die and the gorgeous coloring on the image!! Great borderpunch too and the embossed background on the design paper looks fabulous! xMarley

Kelly said...

Beautiful Chris! Love the soft colors and they go so well with the pretty image. Great use of the Spellbinder die and the border punch!

Scrapmaniac247 said...

Chris, Love the use of punches and spellbinders. The elements of your card are amazingly beautiful. LOVE IT

Santaread said...

Beautiful card.

Anonymous said...

Great card Chris.Love the framing and punched edges.Thanks for the inspirations you send each day

Loraine

wannabcre8tive said...

A very pretty card. Love your chose of the spellbinder frame and your colors.

Kay said...

Beautiful card Chris. Your layout with the Spellbinder die cut is very nice. Your coloring on the picture makes it feel like fall. Thank you for sharing your ideas.

chaun said...

Fancy label die-cut!

Beth Ann said...

What a beautiful card. Thank you for sharing.

Jan said...

So pretty and love the image and the way you layered the SB diecuts!

Barbara said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for showing me a use for the spellbinders die.

Thea said...

Beautiful card Chris!
Greetings Thea

Kelley said...

Chris, so pretty! Love the garden colors and the FDL frame around it!

Chris said...

Beautiful work, really like the fleur de lys frame!

Christine

Sandi Daub said...

Soft & lovely colours-I really love that stamp!

Mary said...

Gorgeous card! love the ribbon treatment and the beautiful stitching. Thanks for sharing!

Patty said...

What a sweet card, the coloring on the detail is fab and the framing of the image totally sets it off. Plus, you used one of my favorite Great Job...blessings!

Susan said...

Very pretty card and you used my favorite pendants.

Yolanda said...

The colors on the card is uplifting. I really like this card.

Yolanda

Cassie said...

Very beautiful, Chris! Amazing coloring :D I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Susan said...

I really love the colors of this card, great job!

Anonymous said...

I love your card especially the embossing and fleur de lis die cut...two of my favorite things to do. Thanks for sharing with us, you are an inspiration.
Janice

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card!!! I really like how you colored the image.

Debbie B

debbo_50@yahoo.com

Jessica said...

I love your card! Love the stamped image and the colors. TFS

dini said...

Elegant and lovely as usual, my dear... and your insane list of challenges... way to go! Hugs ---

Dina

Linda B (NY Card Lady) said...

Love this stamp and your coloring is beautiful. The little pearls are a perfect touch for this card!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card, the color is beautiful.
Maria
msoler12358@hotmail.com

Holly said...

This is a gorgeous card Chris. You make it so special by adding so many little touches. The stitching, the piercing, the pearls, and the fabulous bow just all add up to gorgeousness!

Becky E. said...

Beautiful card, Chris. Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us.

marilync said...

The card is great. Ove the use of colours, and other embellishments. thanks for sharing this beautiful card

Karen W said...

Wow this is gorgeous, I love the colors and papers with this also. I love anything in those colors and your card is just perfect.

Lorraine said...

this is absolutely beautiful i just love the dies you have used xx

Dawn said...

beautiful in purples Chris!!!

Chrissy D said...

LOVELY card - Chris. I do not often think of adding texture to designer paper. Beautiful work! Praying for you today!

june lanum said...

Great creations, all are so lovely

Ratty Hugs said...

Lovely card. I'm not a 'purple' person but this card caught my heart. Thank you for sharing. ~C8>

Joan V said...

I love this stamp. I wonder what else is in the set? Hmm I must go see.

marcelle schauer said...

Color says it all, wonderful job.

ChristineCreations said...

What a sweet little scene Chris!

meemee48 said...

Your card is so serene and inspiring!

Chris said...
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Josefina said...

This card is so sweet. I love the lavender and the stitching with the lacy borders. Very sweet.

Chris said...

The colors you chose for your card gives out a very peaceful vibe. I loved it!

Bette S said...

Another beautiful card. You girls are so talented - you make it look so easy, but I know it's not. Thanks.

Barbie D. said...

A beautiful card and you used my favorite color.

csteenblik said...

So very pretty--light and lacy!

Anita Kehn said...

Very pretty. I would not have thought to use those colors for Fall but it is peaceful like someone else said.

Debbie said...

Oh so pretty, Chris! So many gorgeous layers of loveliness!! Thanks for sharing with us in the Tea Room :)

*Vicki* said...

WOW!! Your card is just stunning!! Love the colors and the details Chris!! You've got so much going on here girl!! Hope you take some time for yourself!! HUGS

Marlena M. said...

Beautiful lavender colors! Thank you for your creation.

ladybugg61 said...

I really like how you framed that Label Die with the Fleur de Lis Pendant - beautifully done!

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful card..love the Spellbinder
die cuts.

TFS
Judy A.

Darlene said...

What a beautiful card! I love the way you used the pendant around this beautiful image. I also love all the stitching, the pearls and the button.

Nicole Kendrick said...

Beutiful use of different shapes and textures. Truy unique! Thanks so much for sharing and allowing me to learn from you.

Nicole Kendrick said...

*truly* ;o)

Anonymous said...

Love the card!

Edna R

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

This is lovely, Chris! I love the soft colors and wonderful die cut elements. The texture and your bow/button are just fabulous.

Betty said...

Beautiful card, beautiful colors. ODB team is truly full of talented stampers.

Becky said...

This is so soft and lovely Chris, love this image and your design. (hugs)

sallysbitz said...

Beautiful card & such great inspiration xx

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Chris, this is so soft and beautiful!! ANother masterpiece my friend an so very peaceful....LOVE it! THanks for sharing! Hugs, Sabrina

Janaria said...

Such a beautiful card. . .so much detail and gorgeous coloring and colors! Thanks for blessing us with your the gifts the Lord has given you!

maryr917 said...

this is a "gor-juss" card chris-the nesties image really compliments the image which is colored so beautifully

Luv 2 Create said...

Gorgeous card Chris. Love the colors and all the detail. Great stamp and your coloring is awesome.
Marcie

Anonymous said...

Great Copic Work! It's beautiful
Cindy H

Becca Feeken said...

Chris, what a lovely, lovely scene!! I'm loving the Missing You set and you sure rocked it girl!!

Auntie Em said...

What a sweet and delicate card! Love the colours. From the bottom layer with the embossing and stitching and the top layer with the button and bow, it gorgeous!
Thanks for sharing! :o)

Kelli B said...

Such a serene and elegant card. I love the muted colors and the bow! TFS!

Pati said...

Very pretty card, love the colors, the image and the embossing on the background paper, very soft!

Helen said...

Beautiful card!
Thanks for joining us at the SCSC!
Helen x

Shirley N said...

This is sooo beautiful Chris! I love how you used all the dies and your embossed background!

Danielle said...

Very pretty card. Love the embossed background.

Riet said...

So wonderful card Chris,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Rosemary said...

gorgeous card! love how you used the spellbinders pendant die...

Anonymous said...

Beautiful ard and the colors are so perfect!!
Barbara Jay

Lillian Child said...

So many beautiful layers to your card creation - just lovely!

Amy Phelps said...

Wonderful. That is a very versatile stamp. Thank you for sharing! Amy Phelps

Pattie said...

Pretty image and what a clever use of the Spellbinders together! Thanks for joining us in the Tea Room!

Dani said...

Oh my! You card is just fantastic!! Love it!! :)

Curlybear said...

Hi chris ,
what a stunning card I love the design and the colouring is superb, thanks for joining us at SCSC: 102 Purple & Silver Good luck, Hugs Bridget x. SCSC DT

1CardCreator said...

This is a really elegant card! Good luck on the challenges! ~Diane

Pat Jandacek said...

A very pretty card. Your selection of frames to highlight the focal point is ideal.

Donna G said...

Hi! Love the purple/lilac colors with the spellbinders pendant - beautiful combo!
Donna G

Mickie said...

Beautiful, just beautiful.

jeaninparadise said...

Beautiful card, love all the details

Sherry said...

Wow, what a pretty card!! I like the colors and the stamped image also!!

{Jane} said...

Fab card

Thanks for joining us on SCSC :)

Hugs Jane x
SCSC DT

peacefulgardens said...

Another beautiful card. It amazes me the talent that you all share with us. Thanks so much.

cbuswell said...

beautiful card, love the colors! thanks for joining us at The Shabby Tea Room this week!

Debi said...

Chis this is so beautiful, love your coloring and pretty colors.

Axa said...

I love that double loop punch! I need one...lol. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week!

Ddmac58 said...

Stunning card, I love the color combo. The double loop punch just gives it that final touch.

jeanne girl said...

Love the way you used the spellbinders and the border punch for accents!

Erica said...

Such beautiful colors! Thanks for playing with SI!

Anonymous said...

A beautiful scene, wspecially with the purple accents.
carol b

Georgia Ehrmann said...

lovely! TY for playing with AiF this week!
Georgia
AiFactory DT

Kathi Hall said...

Just wonderful - the colors are great! Thank you! Kathi

Anonymous said...

I love the purple accents for this beautiful scene.
carol b

Connie M. said...

This is just stunning, Chris!! I so love the pretty colors...and that nestie is perfect with that pendent die!!

craftymom205 said...

Beautiful card. Love the colors.

Marie said...

Very pretty. Love the dies you used. Worked great together to make an awesome card.

Pat said...

Beautiful card and I love the colors you chose to work with -- they work so well with the garden design.

Lin said...

Love this image from the new set! Thanks so much for the inspiration!

Candy Meyers said...

Beautiful card. I love purple cards and this is great.
Candy Meyers

Anonymous said...

Love the color and design of this card. Thanks for sharing. Debbie

Sylvia/LittleTreasures said...

Love your card. The layers and colors are so very nice. Great Job as usual Chris

Anonymous said...

This card is lovely -soft colors and so many pretty details
thanks for sharing
Charlene

Traci S. said...

Hi Chris~

I love how soft this card seems. Your beautiful coloring, the choice of paper, the different punches, and I LOVE the lavender bow! How beautiful!

Remember~
He IS Able!
Traci S.

Paula Gale said...

Stunning card and beautiful colourscheme. TFS.

marilyn said...

GORGEOUS card - love it. Love how you combined so many challenges - AMAZING!

Sandee said...

Chris this is such a beautiful feminine card!!! The colors, that ribbon, the design...just gorgeous!!!! enjoy your weekend!

Sandra said...

lovely! Love the colors you used!
Sandra

Anonymous said...

Love the card. I am especially fond of purples. I would not have thought of using that spellbinders pendant with the MS border punch, but they are just perfect on your card.
Bonnie Thrasher

jean wilson jlt03@comcast.net said...

Thanks for the inspiration. Have the that punch and die-cut. Great card!

Anonymous said...

beautiful card ... loved the colors

Anonymous said...

beautiful card ... loved the colors ... Mathilda

stefeni said...

Great card! The ribbon matches so perfectly with the background paper!

spunkycrayon at yahoo dot com

Sarah said...

The scene is just beautiful. I love the way you used the Spellbinders as a frame. It's stunning!

Christine Riley said...

Wow, this is so beautifully colored. I love the image and I love the layout.
Hugs, Christine

JaniceAileen said...

Lovin' the purple and that MS punch!

Anonymous said...

The colors of your card are perfect. I love fall with all the colors.
Vicky Schmidt

gram cheryl said...

The filigree one the card adds such an elegant touch

Linda Carson said...

What a beauty! Love the special details!

Sue from Oregon said...

Wowser!!!Love this card and how you encircled this great image with the nesties. Cool!!!!!!!

Natalie said...

Beautiful card, love the layers and design! The new releases are fabulous.

Love crafts forever said...

GORGEOUS!!!!!! Thanks for playing at StampitCrazy. Hugs, Nataliya.

Anonymous said...

Love the card with all the details. Just lovely and love the border punch. Pat

Val W said...

I love that image. Great job with the coloring. The whole card is just lovely.

povertyknoll said...

didn't think I'd like that particular die; but your card sold me! great layout. Lisa

Melodie said...

Also this card is so gorgeous, the frame is so wonderful.
Hugs
Melodie

Shawna Magrum Pederson said...

Gorgeous card! Love that you have sewn the edges.

Davi said...

Absolutely beautiful... great layers, embossing and my favorite color

Debbie Brackett said...

Great card. You are quite talented.

Magi said...

Chris, What an absolutely beautiful card! I love the color selection as well as your creative coloring! I am just learning to use Spellbinders so am especially observant to all of the ways people incorporate the dies in their creations. Thank you for sharing . . . Hugs, Magi

Teri-Ann said...

What a lovely card! Love all the layers. Thanks for sharing your talents :) Teri-Ann

Jonia said...

What a beautiful card and the coloring is wonderful!

Maria said...

Beautiful card with lovely colors:)

racinggrandma61 said...

What a lovely card. TYSVM for joining us at AiFactory and please be sure to come back and join us again

Laralee DT

LauraB said...

The amount of work in your card is very inspiring. THanks for sharing!

cdeasey said...

Love the colors! Thank you so much for inspiring me.

Sandy M said...

Don't you just love that spellbinders fleur-de-lis die? You did an awesome job.

Mary Esther said...

Beautiful use of the die and punch! Thanks for sharing!

Betty said...

Love that spellbinders die - really sets off the image! That paper is awesome...great layout

Elise said...

Wow, beautiful!

Roberta said...

I think this is a wow! Never saw some of these products before

Irene said...

Stunning card! It always amazes me how much it changes the look to rotate a square into a diamond. Thanks for the remainder and thanks for sharing your talents!!!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card, thank you for sharing.
Gale
gale.sewell@indwesdotcom

Kris Turner said...

Chris, this is such a creative use of the Spellbinders! Great job!
Kris, Wadsworth, OH

Flo - Sweetideas said...

Love your card's colors and lacy look

Beth Norman said...

iI knew, when I clicked on your name, the card would rock. I love the triangular shape you used.

Gina in Pa said...

how you come up with such beautiful cards is an inspiration to me

Amanda said...

I love your coloring! And the the layering of those Nesties are Sublime! You've inspired me to try that! ;)

Anonymous said...

Lovely card. Great use of the spellbinders dies and delightful color choices. Thanks for sharing.
Lu C

Jenn said...

Beautiful card! all of the details are perfect!

theresa said...

Beautiful card Chris!

Donna said...

Love the frame. Very pretty card.

Sarah Stainback said...

What a beautiful card! Purple is my favorite color

Janet S said...

I love your card. Your use of the Spellbinders pendant is superb. Thanks for sharing with us during the hop. :D

Sheila Sanderson said...

I love the combination of the spellbinder punch and the missing you stamp

Donna A said...

Very pretty card. Really like the border design and the colors. Thanks for sharing.

Renee said...

Great use of blues and purples. Really pretty...
Thanx for joining us at AIT. Hope to see you again…
Renee DT

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Lisa said...

Gorgeous creations as always Chris!!!

Colorado said...

Beautiful card!! Thanks for sharing.

Kathy O said...

Very nice! Shades of purple....some of my favorites!

Rosie said...

Love the colors you chose, thanks for sharing.

Joanne Travis said...

What a sweet scene!! Love the picket fence. So pretty, Chris!

Marsha said...

I love the embossing, piercing, and, sewing on this card. Thanks,

LeeAnn said...

I like how you have matted your image. It is all so effective. Thanks you!

Heidi said...

I just love this missing you set- the fence/flowers is just gorgeous.

Anna said...

Just awesome!!! Beautiful!!!

Marsha said...

So pretty. Love that fence.

l_zickert said...

Lovely card - love the way you used the Fleur de Lis die!

Babs Y. said...

Love all the layers. You're so talented.

Nicole said...

Beautiful card! Love the embossed background, the color combo and the image! Thanks for playing along with us at TSTR! :)

Jac said...

A wonderful image, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week

elsi67 said...

Lovely card. Thanks for playing with us at Wild Orchid Crafts ♥

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

Oh Chris, this is so beautiful in lavenders and love the way you've cut and framed your image!!! So Beautiful my friend!!!!!

racinggrandma61 said...

Chris, this is just beautiful. The colors are just amazing. TYSVM for playing with us at AiFactory Challenges and be sure to come back and play with us again

Laralee DT

Angella D. Crockett said...

Chris, this is one outrageously gorgeous card!!!! You are so clever to use those dies together....they look awesome! Love the colors and paper you chose! Beautiful work, my sweet friend!!! Blessings, Angie

Heather said...

Gorgeous, I just love the colours of your stunning card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments :)

Jo Davies said...

Beautiful card Chris, lovely colours and great colouring... thanks for sharing with us this week at Crafty Sentiments use a border punch challenge!

Hugs Jo x

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